"As part of our drive to achieve world-class supply chain management, Mack Trucks
is strongly committed to supplier diversity and small business development. We actively
seek the best minority-owned, woman-owned and veteran-owned small business suppliers,
and in doing so, secure an advantage in an increasingly competitive marketplace."
Dennis Slagle, President Mack Trucks
"As a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks, diesel engines, and transmissions,
Volvo Trucks North America is committed to working with a diverse supplier base
of minority-owned, woman-owned and veteran-owned small businesses to help secure
an advantage in the increasingly competitive marketplace."
Göran Nyberg, President Volvo Trucks North America
"Volvo Trucks North America recognizes the changing environment in the Class 8 Heavy
Truck Industry. The main impacts are procurement and how we do business. We are
making great strides in progressing towards an advanced supplier diversity process.
In the meantime Volvo Group continues to focus on selecting premium suppliers for
our premium products. Supplier diversity in our supply base provides us with unique
and diverse contributions for our premium products. Volvo Group suppliers must subscribe
to the strategic philosophy of providing a higher quality of products and services."
Dave Peters, Vice-President Purchasing, Projects & Operations